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Dr. Anand Persaud is led out of his Baldwin office in handcuffs on July 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State AG Says Long Island Doctor Prescribed Oxycodone Like Candy

A Long Island doctor is accused of selling prescriptions for highly addictive painkillers to patients without performing examinations.

07/30/2013

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Report: Firefighter Charged With Selling Oxycodone On Staten Island

An off-duty New York City firefighter was arrested this weekend, reportedly on charges that he was selling oxycodone.

07/28/2013

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Doctor Admits To Illegally Distributing Thousands Of Oxycodone Pills

The 70-year-old doctor admitted knowing that some of those people who got prescriptions had no medical reason for the painkillers.

07/11/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Long Island Police On The Hunt For Armed Hicksville Pharmacy Robber

Police on Long Island are hoping surveillance video will help them track down an armed robber that held up a drug store, allegedly for the powerful painkiller oxycodone.

07/05/2013

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Poughkeepsie Teacher Charged With Selling Oxycodone Near School

A Hudson Valley substitute teacher stood charged Wednesday with selling oxycodone just steps from the Poughkeepsie high school where he was working.

07/03/2013

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Alleged Drugged Driver In Fatal Sayville Crash Facing Two Dozen Charges

Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.

04/25/2013

Dr. Hector Castro arrested (credit: Handout)

Officials: Manhattan Doctor Charged In $10M Oxycodone-Trafficking Ring

Narcotics investigators allege Dr. Hector Castro’s medical office on East 16th Street was at the heart of two major schemes to peddle millions of highly-addictive oxycodone pills across several states.

03/28/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud.

03/01/2013

Prescription Drug Crime Database Map (photo credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

New Database To Help Crack Down On Prescription Drug-Related Crime In N.Y.

Sen. Charles Schumer, who pushed the Drug Enforcement Administration for its creation, called it the first of its kind in the country.

02/15/2013

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Police: Suspect In S.I. Narcotics Bust Starred As Blue Fairy In Rap Video

Sharissa Turk, who authorities said works at Edible Arrangements on Staten Island, and 31 others between the ages of 18 to 54 face multiple charges.

02/15/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: Manhattan Doctor Illegally Sold Prescriptions For Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Painkillers

Dr. David Brizer pleaded not guilty to the charges in Rockland County Court and remains free on bail. If convicted, Brizer could face up to seven years in prison.

02/11/2013

Dr. Robert Gibbs/Ronald Vaughan (L-R). (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

Harlem Doctor Indicted On Charges Of Illegally Selling Painkiller Prescriptions

Dr. Robert Gibbs was arraigned on charges that he supplied the head of a narcotics trafficking ring, Ronald Vaughan, with 700 prescriptions for oxycodone, amounting to 130,000 pills, according to prosecutors.

01/31/2013

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Doctor Pleads Guilty To Writing Illegal Narcotics Prescriptions

A New York doctor admitted in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday that he wrote illegal prescriptions for oxycodone.

01/31/2013

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Prosecutors: Yonkers Pharmacy Worker Accused Of Illegally Selling Prescription Painkillers

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Ji Yun Lee “functioned as a ‘go-to’ prescription pill dispenser for those who were willing to pay his inflated prices.”

01/17/2013

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Prosecutors: Queens Doctor Charged In OD Deaths; Turned ‘Blind Eye’ To Signs Of Addiction

The charges were announced in an indictment Thursday against 58-year-old Stan Li.

12/06/2012

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